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6 city breaks that will have you loving summer in the UK

6 city breaks that will have you loving summer in the UK

The great British weather can only be described as one thing – unpredictable. Yet with the summer months fast approaching, more and more people are planning to take a staycation by holidaying in the UK rather than travelling overseas. Last year, 57% of holidaymakers chose to take their summer holiday on home soil, and it’s not just families that are turning the UK into the ultimate ‘staycation nation’. Students on tight budgets or not wanting to stray too far from home to ensure their studies don’t get left behind completely are choosing to holiday in the UK.

Posted in: Holidays | Out and about | Student Advice | Student Life | Travel

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Travel Tips

The summer holidays can often mean traveling the distance, be it homeward bound from your student accommodation or abroad for a break in the sun. Here are our travel tips for the trip.

Posted in: Holidays | Out and about | Travel

German student falls out with landlord so lives on train

A German student has decided to live on a train after she had a dispute with her landlord.

Posted in: Travel

Woman downs £120 cognac as she can’t take it on plane

A plane passenger reportedly downed a $190 (£120) bottle of cognac after being told she could not take it on board.

Posted in: Travel

Playgrounds around the world (part two)

When photographer James Mollison thought of his childhood, he was struck by many memories occured in the school playground. Fascinated by how schools were culturally different but quite similar overall, he travelled the world to capture various playgrounds.

Posted in: Travel

Playgrounds around the world (part one)

When photographer James Mollison thought of his childhood, he was struck by many memories occured in the school playground. Fascinated by how schools were culturally different but quite similar overall, he travelled the world to capture various playgrounds.

Posted in: Travel

10 most terrifying water slides in the world

Essentially a thrill-seeker's bucket list for water parks, here are the highest, fastest, longest and most downright insane water slides in the world, from Brazil to the Bahamas!

Posted in: Travel

The photographer who’s taking his dog on an American adventure

Having become semi-famous for her ability to balance on pretty much anything, Maddie is now travelling the US with her owner, who conveniently happens to be a photographer.

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Sun, sea and pigs – 13 pictures of ‘Pig Beach’

Imagine there was an island in the Bahamas populated by swimming pigs. Well, there is. Big Major Cay, known by the locals as 'Pig Beach', is home to a lot of pigs, a few cats and some goats.

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